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Tips on How to Protect Outbound Traffic in an AWS Hybrid Environment

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Outbound traffic rules in AWS Security Groups are, by default, very wide and insecure. In addition, during the set-up process for AWS Security Groups the user is not intuitively guided through a set up process for outbound rules – the user must do this manually.

In this second lesson in the Best Practices for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security course, Professor Wool, highlights the limitations and consequences of leaving the default rules in place, and provides recommendations on how to define outbound rules in AWS Security Groups in order to securely control and filter outbound traffic and protect against data leaks.

Each Professor Wool course examines a core challenge and provides technical tips for managing security policies in evolving enterprise networks and data centers. Courses include:

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